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  • LG Electronics latest victim of Maze Ransomware attack; hackers threaten to publish details online: Report Jun 26, 2020 02:58 PM IST

    LG Electronics latest victim of Maze Ransomware attack; hackers threaten to publish details online: Report

    The hackers have not revealed the number of devices they have encrypted and stated that private information will only be shared with LG’s negotiators.

  • Cybersecurity attack: Your questions about what it is, its various types & how to be safe answered Jun 20, 2020 02:03 PM IST

    Cybersecurity attack: Your questions about what it is, its various types & how to be safe answered

    India has the second-largest internet user base, which is expanding day-by-day, it is thus essential to ensure high-level security and fill in any loopholes present in the network to avoid any kind of data breach

  • Hero Electronix launches Qubo Smart Home Security Camera with COVID Guard in India May 27, 2020 06:08 PM IST

    Hero Electronix launches Qubo Smart Home Security Camera with COVID Guard in India

    The Qubo smart security camera is priced at Rs 4,290.

  • India-Nepal ties | New Delhi must rejig and strengthen its neighbourhood first policy May 22, 2020 12:50 PM IST

    India-Nepal ties | New Delhi must rejig and strengthen its neighbourhood first policy

    The current Kalapani border dispute is only incidental in a greater design to destabilise New Delhi's ties with its neighbours

  • Unacademy data breach | 22 million users’ account details up for sale May 07, 2020 01:46 PM IST

    Unacademy data breach | 22 million users’ account details up for sale

    The database includes users from companies like Wipro, Infosys, Cognizant, Google and Facebook.

  • Zoom boosts encryption to quell safety concerns as users top 300 million Apr 23, 2020 01:30 PM IST

    Zoom boosts encryption to quell safety concerns as users top 300 million

    Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Wednesday it was upgrading the encryption features on its video conferencing app to quell safety concerns as its users surged by 50% in the past three weeks.

  • Coronavirus scam: Gmail blocks over 18mn phishing emails Apr 17, 2020 01:12 PM IST

    Coronavirus scam: Gmail blocks over 18mn phishing emails

    The search engine giant also noted that these scam emails impersonate authoritative government organisations like the World Health Organization (WHO) to solicit fraudulent donations or distribute download files that install backdoor malware.

  • How to delete your Zoom account: A step-by-step guide Apr 17, 2020 09:42 AM IST

    How to delete your Zoom account: A step-by-step guide

    After multiple notices and advisories, if you have decided to deactivate your Zoom account, here is how you can do it.

  • Zoom plans to fix security issues in 90 days, freezes feature-related updates Apr 03, 2020 11:48 AM IST

    Zoom plans to fix security issues in 90 days, freezes feature-related updates

    The company recently updated its iOS app and removed the code which sent data to Facebook even when users had not signed in using the social media website.

  • Zoom video calls aren't end-to-end encrypted; faces backlash over misleading marketing Apr 02, 2020 12:44 PM IST

    Zoom video calls aren't end-to-end encrypted; faces backlash over misleading marketing

    The company claims that it does not directly access, mine, or sell user data.

  • NIA files supplementary charge sheet against 7 in arms case of banned Naxal group PLFI Feb 15, 2020 04:58 PM IST

    NIA files supplementary charge sheet against 7 in arms case of banned Naxal group PLFI

    Six of them are currently in judicial custody while one is absconding, the official said.

  • Email IDs of 3,000 officials from ISRO, MEA, among others breached: Report Jan 27, 2020 12:40 PM IST

    Email IDs of 3,000 officials from ISRO, MEA, among others breached: Report

    Currently, it is unknown if any information from the compromised IDs was accessible to anyone.

  • Microsoft admits to accidentally exposing 250 million customer data Jan 24, 2020 11:33 AM IST

    Microsoft admits to accidentally exposing 250 million customer data

    In spite of the data being vulnerable for 24 days, Microsoft claims that there was no breach of customer data.

  • Indians most-targeted in mobile cyber attacks: Check Point Jan 23, 2020 02:06 PM IST

    Indians most-targeted in mobile cyber attacks: Check Point

    While large enterprises invest in various kinds of cybersecurity technologies, the adoption rate in small and medium businesses is relatively slow.

  • TikTok faces data breach risk, company assures user issues patched in latest app update Jan 09, 2020 11:21 AM IST

    TikTok faces data breach risk, company assures user issues patched in latest app update

    In a report, Check Point Research listed and detailed the multiple vulnerabilities that its research teams discovered within the application.

  • Reliance Jio enters the apartment security services space with Jio Gate Sep 04, 2019 10:18 AM IST

    Reliance Jio enters the apartment security services space with Jio Gate

    The app’s highlight feature would be allowing the user to use their smartphone as an intercom device.

  • Policy | India must weigh in the risks China and Google pose in telecom Aug 23, 2019 09:46 AM IST

    Policy | India must weigh in the risks China and Google pose in telecom

    India would do well to consider growing risks of cheap Chinese-made Android smartphones and apps that send vast amounts of user data to their makers.

  • Multi-layered security in Delhi for Independence Day celebrations Aug 15, 2019 07:32 AM IST

    Multi-layered security in Delhi for Independence Day celebrations

    Around 500 CCTV cameras have been installed around the venue, where ministers, bureaucrats, foreign dignitaries and common people have gathered to hear the prime minister address the nation.

  • Politics | The improved situation in Kashmir is but a mirage Aug 02, 2019 10:31 AM IST

    Politics | The improved situation in Kashmir is but a mirage

    The improved security situation in the Valley may delude the government that it’s hardline has paid off. An interpretation can be that the figures are evidence of Pakistani tactical restraint. It is demonstrating its control of the tap.

  • Talk time | Apple is hardselling privacy for iPhones. What’s the big deal? Jul 31, 2019 02:03 PM IST

    Talk time | Apple is hardselling privacy for iPhones. What’s the big deal?

    Not often you see Apple going that extra mile to tom-tom its track record on data security. So, is there more to it than meets the eye?

  • Why the US is targeting Huawei Jul 03, 2019 10:28 AM IST

    Why the US is targeting Huawei

    Huawei is the only Chinese multinational in the top five list of R&D spenders

  • Government mulls home-grown app on the lines of WhatsApp: Report Jun 27, 2019 02:49 PM IST

    Government mulls home-grown app on the lines of WhatsApp: Report

    Need for secure strategic and secure insulation, at least around government communication has triggered ‘strong discussions’ to enable communication via indigenous networks.

  • Full-body scanners at airports: Privacy aspect must not be given short shrift Jun 22, 2019 11:17 AM IST

    Full-body scanners at airports: Privacy aspect must not be given short shrift

    The trial of full-body scanners at UK's Manchester airport, revealed naked images of passengers, including their genitalia and breast enlargements.

  • Apple introduces 'Sign in with Apple', a new tool to ensure privacy on iOS Jun 04, 2019 06:46 PM IST

    Apple introduces 'Sign in with Apple', a new tool to ensure privacy on iOS

    Apps would also need to acquire permission from users to access location data every time they use the service.

  • Information of 49 million Instagram influencers and celebrities exposed, database traced back to firm in Mumbai May 23, 2019 10:41 AM IST

    Information of 49 million Instagram influencers and celebrities exposed, database traced back to firm in Mumbai

    The database contained information like bio, location, contact number, email ids, Instagram account details of the celebrities.

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